How Russian fashionistas dressed at the turn of the 20th century (PHOTOS)

MAMM collection
These colorful photos prove that people followed the latest fashion and style trends at all times.

After a year and a half of renovation, Moscow's ‘Multimedia Art Museum’ (MAMM) has finally opened its doors to visitors with a new exhibition, which is devoted to the evolution of Russian fashion from the 1860s to the 1910s. We selected some of the best works from the museum's collection for you.

Alexei Tyutchev with wife and daughters, Yaroslavl Region, 1860s

Portrait of a young woman, 1860s

Woman’s portrait, Penza or Tula, 1890s

Family portrait, Saratov, 1895-1906

Portrait of a woman in acloak. St. Petersburg, 1894

Portrait of a young woman in a ‘amazonka’ (type of Russian dress), 1895-1905

Woman’s portrait. St. Petersburg, 1900-1906

Family portrait, Saratov, 1900-1910s

Portrait of a girl with a hand fan. Samarkand, Turkestan Region, 1910s

Woman with a bicycle, 1910s

People taking rest on a beach in Yalta, Crimea, 1910

Portrait of a woman in a hat with feathers. Yalta, Crimea, 1913

Portrait of a woman in a hat, 1911

Portrait of Edith Des Fontaines, daughter of Eduard Des Fontaines, a rich merchant, Arkhangelsk, 1900

Portrait of a woman and her daughter, 1914

Portrait of a lady in a hat with ostrich feathers. St. Petersburg, 1906-1909

Portrait of a woman. St. Petersburg, 1905-1910

Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich (in a 17th century tsarevich's field costume). From the ‘Costume Ball at the Winter Palace’ series, St. Petersburg, 1903

Grand Duchess Elizaveta Fyodorovna (in princely attire of the 17th century). From the ‘Costume Ball at the Winter Palace’ series,St. Petersburg, 1903

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